An injured fawn, a lonely girl, an animal story to make you think. One for all you lucky fans of Gill Lewis and Michael Morpurgo. Kirsty leads a lonely life watching the deer in the hills. She longs to be as free as the deer, but her mum has depression, while her dad is struggling to keep his business afloat. When Kirsty finds an abandoned fawn left to die on the hill, she coaxes him into a shed where he’ll be warm and safe. But as Kirsty battles to keep her rescued fawn a secret, she realises she can’t manage alone. Can the hurt creature show her a way to share her burdens?

“A beautiful story about trust and hope, and how animals can bring people together.” Gill Lewis, author of ‘Sky Hawk’

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  • loved it

    I felt sorry for the deer while reading the book I really liked reading it was very interesting

    9 March 2014

  • its good

    6 March 2014

  • This is such a peaceful book I feel sorry for kirsty though but Fawn cheered her up

    20 April 2013

  • this book is the best of all i’m reading it right now i ♥ it’s brillent man i want to marry it’s like my baby .for (all the people reading this you may think i’m a little bite wirde)

    8 April 2013

  • i love this book i kind of feel sorry for Kristy cos nobody takes notice of her i hope there’s a nice ending to settle her down a bit i hope she gets help from the farmer cos she is to little to handle it.

    3 April 2013

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    Margi McAllister

    She’s the award-winning author of Fawn and A Home for Teasel, heartwarming animal tales of hope and friendship, perfect for fans of Michael Morpurgo and Lauren St John.


    Margi McAllister won the Heidelberg Leander Prize for Urchin of the Riding Stars.

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